Ideas Worth Teaching
~ March 29, 2018  ~
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Digital Public Library of America: Jenifer Fisher, Benjamin Hall, Nick Iwanicki, Cheyenne Jansdatter, Sarah McDonnell, Timothy Morris, Allan Van Hoye

Before Facebook, Amazon, or Google, railroads shaped public opinion on monopoly power. How have the conflicts outlined in this raw "case" influenced the challenges businesses face today?
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From railroads to media companies: The original anti-monopolists judged business success by how well it supported the ideals of a free society. What would such standards mean for today's corporate giants?
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When it comes to building better gun technology, will young innovators beat big companies to the finish line?
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Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism: John Kay

"Businesses are and always have been social organizations, embedded in communities." How should capitalism change to reflect 21st-century society?
Harvard Business Review: Aaron K. Chatterji, Michael W. Toffel

Today's CEOs are increasingly expected to take public stands on controversial issues. How (and when) should leaders translate values into action?
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London Business School: Aharon Cohen-Mohliver, Anna Johnston

If bad behavior spreads like a disease, how can leaders vaccinate their organizations?
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